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GCHQ spies to tackle online child abuse imagery says PM

Controversial spy centre GCHQ will turn its attention to online child abuse imagery under new plans announced by David Cameron.

By Nov. 18, 2013

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British spy unit reportedly hit Anonymous with DDoS attacks

A UK communications intelligence agency unit used a popular cyberattack method against hacktivist groups, according to documents Edward Snowden supplied to NBC News.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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British spy agency stored Yahoo Webcam images, report says

In what Yahoo called "a whole new level of violation" for users, the GCHQ collected millions of images, many of them sexually explicit.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Your password, Bond: Insecure

It seems that British Intelligence's passwords are kept in plain text -- complete with username, all non-encrypted. Ergo, not so secure.

By Mar. 27, 2013

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Brit spy agency nabs personal data via fibre-optic cables

British spy agency GCHQ has been keeping tabs on our web activity and phone calls, according to new documents from a whistleblower.

By Jun. 22, 2013

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British spy agency said to tap world's phone calls, e-mails

GCHQ secretly gained access to fiber-optic cables that carry the world's phone calls and Internet activity, reports the Guardian, and it's sharing the data with the NSA.

By Jun. 21, 2013

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NSA targeted WikiLeaks, Pirate Bay, leaked documents show

The latest revelations suggest that the US and UK singled out certain Web sites for surveillance, according to a report from The Intercept, which published classified documents.

By Feb. 18, 2014

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Yahoo appoints new head of information security

The company has announced veteran security executive Alex Stamos as its CISO, confirming a rumor that he would be tapped for the role.

By Mar. 10, 2014

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UK citizens' data pilfered under US-run Prism program

Brits may have had our personal info plundered along with US citizens, thanks to GCHQ's involvement in Prism.

By Jun. 9, 2013

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BT and Vodafone helped UK cyber-spying effort, report claims

A report claims that BT and Vodafone handed over customer data in compliance with the government's controversial cyber-surveillance program.

By Aug. 3, 2013